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Healthy Green Kitchen‘s Thai-Inspired Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

Healthy Green Kitchen‘s Thai-Inspired Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

By Robyn Doyon-Aitken, Web producer

March 4th, 2011

Thank you to everyone who entered a soup in our Soup Week Challenge. You impressed us with your variety, your flavor combinations, and in many cases, your willingness to try something new. After much consideration, these are the soups that blew us away and why.

Vote for your favorite using the poll below.

Healthy Green Kitchen's Thai-Inspired Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup
Editor’s note: “Bright Thai ingredients with coconut and chiles make this soup interesting, vibrant, and delicious—not at all Spartan.”
  Thai-Inspired Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

 

smitty2k2’s Pork Wonton Soup with Bok Choy
Editor’s note: “I love that he took on a new challenge. He made homemade wontons and he used his own stock recipe. Plus, I’m a sucker for wontons.”
  Pork Wonton Soup with Bok Choy

 

Running with Tweezers’ Almost-Spring Vegetable Soup with Pesto
Editor’s Note: “Her strategy of using pesto to elevate a simple vegetable soup shows ingenuity. Plus, this is exactly the kind of soup I want to eat right now; it’s nourishing, but not too hearty.”
  Almost-Spring Vegetable Soup

 

KarenDana’s Soup for the Maya King
Editor’s Note: “Great name—and I love the use of hominy here.”
  Soup for the Maya King

 

ICDOCEAN’s Happy Miso with Warm Wasabi Noodles & Grilled Pork
Editor’s Note: “Who needs Prozac when you’ve got miso happy soup? Also, this entry got my attention for synthesizing something delicious from a favorite recipe and some leftovers.”
  Happy Miso with Warm Wasabi Noodles & Grilled Pork

Voting is open all weekend. One vote per IP address, please. The poll will close Monday, March 7, at approximately 9:00 EST.

posted in: Blogs, Soup Week
Comments (3)

FC_Editors writes: @Gretchen: There were more than 70 entries in the challenge. The five finalists were editor favorites. In terms of voting, think about which soup you'd most want to make, the one you find most appealing. Posted: 1:38 pm on March 6th

KarenDana writes: Thank you I am very exited to be one of the finalist ! Posted: 6:00 am on March 5th

GretchenTHEFIRST writes: I am just curious about the criteria we should use to vote. Obviously we haven't all made the soups. How many entries were there. Congrats to the finalists. Posted: 7:18 pm on March 4th

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Soup Week Challenge

What’s simmering away in your pot? This week, we’re challenging you to get creative with our favorite winter meal: Soup. Sharing your soups with us is easy: Simply upload a photo and description of your soup to our Community Gallery, or if you have your own blog, send us a link to your soup post via Twitter or Facebook, or email the link to fcblogs@taunton with “Soup Week” in the subject line. 

On Friday, March 4, 2011, Fine Cooking editors will pick their 5 favorite soups and post a poll so you can vote for your favorite. On Monday, March 7, 2011, we’ll announce the winner and ladle out the prizes.

Grand prize: An Emile Henry 7qt. Soup Pot, a Fine Cooking 2010 Archive DVD, Simply Great Breads by Dan Leader, and Fine Cooking’s special issue Soups & Sandwiches. Approximate value of the grand prize is $362.00.

Runners up receive: The Fine Cooking 2010 Archive DVD, Simply Great Breads by Dan Leader, and Fine Cooking’s special issue Soups & Sandwiches. Approximate value of each runner up prize is $132.

For more details, see the official rules.